What Is the Merit of Dying on a Friday? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the merit of dying on a Friday? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz […]

If There Was No Life After Death Would Religion Be Meaningless?

Answered by Ustadh Sharif Rosen Question: Assalam alaykum If there was no life after death would religion be meaningless? Answer: as-Salamu ‘alaykum. Jazakum Allah khayran for your question. Religion remains ever vital to the human experience, even apart from considering the afterlife. With respect to Islam, in particular, its enduring relevance owes not only to […]

How Long Should One Wait to Get Married After a Death in the Family?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu, Is there any ruling on how long to wait before having a celebration (such as getting married) after a death in the family? Answer: Wa alaykum asalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu Marriage with the correct intention is a noble act of worship. May Allah […]

How Do I Deal With the Fear of Dying as an Unbeliever?

Answered by Shaykh Salim Ahmad Mauladdawila Question: Assalamu alaykum I am worried of having a bad end, of dying as an unbeliever. How can I deal with this fear? Answer: Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim Concern for one’s end is itself a good sign, but the Muslim should always balance themself between being fearful of God’s wrath and […]

Does the Deceased Know What Is Happening to His Living Relatives?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, I often think if my late father, God rest his soul, knows what is going on in the lives of my family. Does a deceased person know what is happening in his family’s life, the good and the bad? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The deceased […]

Can I Allow a Hospital to Use My Organs After My Death?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is it permissible to write in my will that I would like to donate my organs to the hospital? Answer: assalamu `alaykum Contemporary scholars have differed over the permissibility of organ donation. A majority have opined that it would be permissible provided certain conditions are met. Regarding the specific […]

What Are the Leeways in Dividing a Family Home After the Parents’ Death?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaikum, My family lives with my parent in the main family home. Can we remain there following the death of the parent, and only sell it when we want? Do we have to immediately give out the shares to the rest of the inheritors? Can the parent give […]

My Mother Does Not Want Me to Read up on Death and Judgement Day – Is It Haram for Me to Disobey Her?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My mom doesn’t want me searching up things about Judgement Day and death. Is it haram for me to disobey her and educate myself on the Hereafter, death and Judgement Day? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for […]